AMITYVILLE - A Uniondale man has died after getting hit by two cars, one of which took off after striking him early this morning in Amityville.
Police say Carlos Perez-Rodas, 26, was struck by a 2012 Toyota Corolla outside of El Rodeo Restaurant and Bar on Broadway. The Toyota's driver, 23-year-old Joshua Dauphin of Farmingdale, and others tried to stop southbound traffic when a second vehicle struck Perez-Rodas and drove off.
Perez-Rodas was transporated to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where he was pronounced dead. Police say the car that hit him before driving away was described as a late model, dark-colored Mercedes last seen heading southbound on Broadway.
Anyone with information about the car accident is asked to contact the Vehicular Crimes Unit at 631-852-6555 or Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.